Category Archives: inspiration

Spring in Norway

Spring in Norway is initially a cautious affair as frosts continue well into May, but a week or more after the ‘last’ one, spring is really underway as I write this. Although slow to start, it really does get a … Continue reading

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South Sea Vagabonds by John Wray

I am reading a great book called South Sea Vagabonds by a Kiwi called John Wray. It’s a simple tale full of ingenuity, common sense and daring do, as it tells the story of a young man who decides, (after … Continue reading

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Visiting Africa changes you……..

It changed me for the better and although not everyone would agree, I see that as their problem not mine. After all, I cannot expect other people to feel the way I do, as they have not seen exactly what … Continue reading

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Middle age…..or mid life crisis?

I have just had a few days exploring the North of New Zealand, enjoying the rather open roads and the quiet contemplation that goes with such driving. It was along such a stretch, with everyone else having dozed off, that … Continue reading

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my mums the best cook in the world…….

Been thinking about my Ugandan friend Damascus a lot, so I thought that I would share a Ugandan story today. Damascus once told me that: “A man who has never left his home village, thinks that his mum is the best … Continue reading

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